Nasif Moisés Estéfano (18 November 1932 – 21 October 1973) was a racing driver from Argentina with Lebanese ancestry. He participated in two World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on 7 February 1960, but scored no championship points. He entered the 1962 Italian Grand Prix but failed to qualify. He was born in Concepción, Tucumán.
|Born||18 November 1932|
Concepción, Tucumán, Argentina
|Died||21 October 1973 (aged 40)|
Aimogasta, La Rioja, Argentina
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Active years||1960, 1962|
|Teams||Maserati, De Tomaso|
|Entries||2 (1 start)|
|First entry||1960 Argentine Grand Prix|
|Last entry||1962 Italian Grand Prix|
He died while driving in a local race in Aimogasta, La Rioja on 21 October 1973. His car suffered a mechanical failure on a fast curve, which caused the car to somersault a number of times. Estéfano was ejected from the car due to a fault with the safety belts, and was killed almost instantly due to head injuries.
Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit
|1960||Nasif Estéfano||Maserati 250F||Maserati Straight-6||ARG
|1962||Scuderia de Tomaso||De Tomaso 801||De Tomaso Flat-8||NED||MON||BEL||FRA||GBR||GER||ITA
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